Human Resources

Welcome to the Human Resources Department of Placer County. We provide high quality human resource services to attract, develop, motivate, and retain a skilled workforce within a supportive environment. We are responsible for maintaining the County's Classification/Compensation System, administration of employee benefits programs and Workers' Compensation program. We are also responsible for employee development and labor relations in a way that promotes fairness and equality for all County employees.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we have dedicated employees who provide a variety of services that serve a diverse and vibrant County including:

  • Administrative support
  • Community services
  • Municipal services
  • Public health
  • Public safety and protection

A Great Place to Work

What makes Placer County a great place to work? The following are just some of the great features of the county:

  • Commitment to diversity
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Great work environment
  • Life and work balance for our employees
  • Opportunities to develop skills and grow within the organization
  • Placer County Visitors Bureau


The following FAQs provide information about the job application, recruitment, selection, and hiring process with Placer County.

  1. Applications & Hiring
  2. Current Employees
  3. Waiting Lists
  4. Testing